Mary W. Morgan

3 November 1902–19 April 1996 (Age 93)
Appling, Columbia, Georgia, United States

The Life of Mary W.

When Mary W. Morgan was born on 3 November 1902, in Appling, Columbia, Georgia, United States, her father, William Hunt Morgan, was 40 and her mother, Savannah L Crawford, was 33. She married Benjamin Franklin Dollar on 16 July 1922, in Thomasville, Thomas, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 19 April 1996, in Thomasville, Thomas, Georgia, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Thomasville, Thomas, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Dollar
Mary W. Morgan
Marriage: 16 July 1922
Marianne Dollar
William Franklin Dollar

Spouse and Children

16 July 1922
Thomasville, Thomas, Georgia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Hunt Morgan


    Savannah L Crawford




    Nettie E. Morgan


    Savannah L Morgan



World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 4

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Morcant, which is of uncertain but ancient etymology.2 Irish: importation of the Welsh surname, to which has been assimilated more than one Gaelic surname, notably Ó Muireagáin ( see Merrigan ).3 Scottish: of uncertain origin; probably from a Gaelic personal name cognate with Welsh Morcant.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary W Morgan in household of Nathan W Crawford, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary W Dollar in household of Frank B Dollar, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Morgan Dollar, "BillionGraves Index"

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